Tag: girls

The New Challenge In Raising Our Girls Is Innocent and Well-Intentioned Sexism

Quick, read this phrase and tell me what immediately springs to mind: “Women in STEM.” Where did your brain go?  Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I doubt your first thought was “women are well-represented in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines and professions, not to mention the fact that they hold leadership

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Not Athletic? Join the Team!

One of the harder things about growing older is that you start to realize that things you fantasized about are simply not ever going to happen. I chose a career as a lawyer when I was in my twenties. Yet I still believed that someday I could be a veterinarian, or a teacher, or an

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High School Throwback: Randi

OK kids, time to join Sherman and Mr. Peabody in the Wayback Machine! And please don’t tell me you never heard of Sherman and Mr. Peabody…. From 1966-1970, I went to the Philadelphia High School for Girls, aka Girls’ High, a public single sex high school for which one had to qualify academically. It was

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